Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.

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GREAT WINE

Lin’s director of brand marketing, Michella Chiu, first sought out mentoring from SCORE and eventually, Lin joined her. Read more

Danni Lin
Founder and CEO , GREAT WINE
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Mermaid Butter

SCORE mentor Pamela Kaur has helped Schol with every aspect of setting up her business, from choosing the right corporate structure to filing the necessary paperwork with the IRS a Read more

Dawn Schol
President, Mermaid Butter
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Upper Lake Home Goods

“My business is up 40% this year versus when Richard and I met last year for the first time,” Levy reports. Read more

Karen Levy
Owner, Upper Lake Home Goods
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Mitla Tortilleria

Newland says, “I have expanded my wholesale business and increased income after confirming my pricing strategy with Michael and gaining more confidence in sales outreach. Read more

Grace Newland
Owner, Mitla Tortilleria
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MinkeeBlue

Mosee worked with a team of three SCORE mentors, who helped her with manufacturing, sales, and software. Robert Wolk was one of her mentors. Read more

Sherrill W. Mosee
Owner, MinkeeBlue
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Garbage to Garden

SCORE mentor Alan Shaver began working with Tyler Frank just after the business idea was conceived. Read more

Tyler Frank
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Suntactics

"With SCORE’s help, I have taken an idea and actually turned it into a tangible product that produces positive cash flow," Sala says. Read more

Dean Sala
Suntactics